Driver tests positive for cocaine after Carlow Gardaí caught them doing 178km/h on the M9


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A driver has tested positive for cocaine after Carlow Gardaí caught the motorist doing 178km/h on the M9.

In a statement, Carlow Gardaí said: "Brrrrr....this driver got a frosty reception [on Sunday night] from the Carlow Roads Policing Unit when stopped for speeding on M9, detected travelling at 178km/h.

"The driver then tested positive for cocaine on road side drug test."

The driver was arrested and taken to Carlow Garda Station and the results of a specimen are awaited.

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